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R.J. Julia books new outlet at Wesleyan

Patricia Daddona |

R.J. Julia Booksellers, the nationally known independent bookstore in Madison, will be opening a university bookstore at Wesleyan University in Middletown this spring.

Hartford schools alum eyed as interim chief

Gregory Seay |

The Hartford public-school board says it’s recommending that assistant school Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez temporarily run the system while it searches for a new...

Sacred Heart to buy former GE HQ for $31.5M

Patricia Daddona |

Sacred Heart University said Monday it has agreed to purchase General Electric's 66-acre former global headquarters in Fairfield for $31.5 million.

Banks build relationships, trust with financial literacy

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut banks are increasingly using financial literacy programs to help cement relationships with customers, though local executives say public service is the goal, not marketing.

WCHN: Gift creates first global health endowed chair in CT

John Stearns |

Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) announced the creation of the Christian J. Trefz Family Endowed Chair in Global Health, the first of its kind in Connecticut and one of only a few...

St. Joseph's master's in social work program receives full accreditation

John Stearns |

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation this month granted the University of St. Joseph Masters in Social Work (MSW) program initial full accreditation, the school...

UConn shares in $2.5M U.S. grant

Gregory Seay |

UConn is one of 24 U.S. colleges and universities sharing in more than $2.5 million in federal grants to promote innovation in and strengthen their regional economies, authorities say.

CT's chronic absenteeism drops 1%

Patricia Daddona |

Chronic absenteeism has declined in Connecticut, according to data released by the state Department of Education.

UConn loses provost to Missouri university system

Patricia Daddona |

UConn Provost Mun Y. Choi has been named the president of the University of Missouri system, leading the university to plan a national search for his successor.

UConn taps into demand for corporate compliance expertise

Patricia Daddona |

Increased demand for risk-avoidance expertise has led UConn's schools of business and law to create a certificate program in corporate and regulatory compliance.

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